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choices. in washington, emily schmidt, 9news now. >> now one u.s. official is telling emily schmidt there doesn't appear to be anything criminal in the e-mails between general allen and jill kelley. that person says kelley also did a lot of work with programs like wounded warriors which could account for some of the volume of e-mails and be real business. >>> update now on the breaking news from the top of our 5:00 hour. andrea mccarren is live in waldorf where the arrest of a couple in d.c. may have cracked a murder case. andrea? >> reporter: it did derek. in fact the metropolitan police department provided information here that helped crack a case in waldorf that just stunned the community. tonight, 17-year-old joshua mebane is accused of killing two people and critically injuring another. joshua mebane acted alone allegedly using is semiautomatic weapon when he gunned down a couple walking their dog on a waldorf footpath friday evening. 40-year-old teresa bass was murdered. her husband critically injured. this afternoon, the sheriff's department was able to tell him they had arre
and there are some big races on the ballot in washington d.c. some people are waiting in line for hours in order to cast their ballots. bruce johnson joins us now from american elementary school in northwest washington. -- from merch elementary school in northwest washington. >>reporter: hi, jc, we're off reno road in northwes washington. the precinct 33, merch elementary school turnout all morning long has been brisk. most people here voting by paper ballot, some 700 paper ballots have been cast by late morning. now, obviously the presidential race, obama/romney is driving a lot of this traffic, but also you've got some highly- contested local races. incumbents michael brown facing stiff challenges. you've got a couple of charter issues that are extremely important here. one of them says that people convicted of felonies can no longer seek public office. you might think that's a stretch, well, we've had two councilmembers who have pled guilty to felonies, one serving prison time right now and another one awaiting sentencing, that being the council chairman. we were also at shepherd elementary
to the wash -- post deployment medical care. according to the washington guardian newspaper the obama administration has not made a decision in a timely fashion on whether or not vets will get their care. >> they're suffering through wounds physical and mental and the va system can't handle it all. >> i know as far as medical stability and things like that, veterans are looked at, they're scrutinized. this is i find totally offensive. >> recognize that the government does what they can to try to help the veterans, but they should also recognize there's more that they can do. >> apparently on i lot more. joining us now is john solomon -- a lot more. joining us now is john solomon. the toll is beginning to take. thanks for coming in. >> good to be here. >> give us an idea what the backlog was when the president took office and what it is now. >> about two years ago it was at 30% meaning 30% of veterans were waiting beyond 125 days to get a decision whether they would get benefit coverage. today it's at 68.1% and it's going to get bigger. >> it's doubled in size basically. what's went wr
ago whena gust of wind helped push the spirit of washington into an fbi boat, a d.c. police boat and finally the john glenn. 50-year-old glenn ended up with a 15-foot long gash in its hull peeling it back like a can opener. at issue today is whether to continue trying to get grants for repair to the glenn or start lobbying capitol hill for funds to buy a new state of the art rescue boat. >> there are some challenges internally that the members figured out how to work around, but we need to get the boat in order. >>> we've also got other maker news from the d.c. fire department. i've already -- major news from the d.c. fire did. i've already tweeted about this. chief ellerbe plans to redeploy city ambulance crews reducing the level of ambulance service between 1:00 in the morning until 7:00 in the morning. we're talking about 14 fewer medic units. now he also would increase the number of ambulances during peak hours. that's mostly during the day. he said paramedics on the fire trucks would be covering those ambulance calls overnight. so the guys working the trucks will have to com
stock of what went wrong. members of the gop tell the washington post they plan a series of polls and focus groups to find new ways to appeal to more voters. could it lead to more cooperation with the white house? we put that question to former house speaker newt gingrich. >> i do think the problems we face are so large that it's irresponsible for the two governing parties to just start out by saying let's have four years of gridlock. they should at least try to find is there a common ground which is compatible with the values of both republicans and democrats that at least moves the ball forward 50% even if neither side gets 100% of what they want. >> newt gingrich and his wife callista were here during our noon news to promote their two new books. >>> there is a lot of talk today about a video just released by president obama's campaign and it features a rare emotional moment from the president who we all know is known for keeping it cool. >> because what you guys have done and the work that i'm doing is important. i'm really proud of that. i'm really proud of all of you and --
to this real looming problem of the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: congress returns to washington next week. but it is likely lawmakers will push closing a deal right up to the deadline. tara mergener, for cbs news, the white house. >>> now, the president is set to speak at 1:00. we will be streaming it live on our web site. wusatv9.com. >>> former democratic national committee chair terry mcauliffe is running for political office and sent an e-mail announcing he will run for governor of virginia. he tried for governor last year but lost in the democratic provide mare. since the current governor republican bob mcdonald cannot run again, they are seeking the republican nomination. >>> this election day, maryland became one of the three states to pass the same-sex marriage by popular vote. the first weddings take place in january but as chris fisher report, one local company has been planning these kinds of weddings for the last 13 years. >> same-sex weddings may be new to maryland but not catherine. >> the web site is gay weddings.com. we are a comprehensive planning resource for same-sex co
>> pelley: tonight, can they fix washington now? the politicians who brought us gridlock are reelected. >> tonight you voted for action, not politics as usual. >> let's rise above the dysfunction and do the right thing together for our country. >> pelley: reports from nancy cordes, dean reynolds and anthony mason. a countdown begins to automatic tax increases and huge budget cuts. wyatt andrews on the fiscal cliff. a nor'easter bears down on shores ravaged by sandy. ben tracy is there. we'll have the forecast. >> i don't know if we can mentally handle another storm. >> pelley: and one secret to the president's success was the changing face of america. anna werner on the new voters who helped push him over the top. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this is a special one-hour edition. $6 billion was spent on political campaigns and when they were over nothing much changed. republicans will still control the house, democrats the senate, and barack obama will still be president. this was the scene tonight as
obama heads back to washington to face the same divided congress in his secd term. >> the recognition that we have common hopes and dreams won't end all the gridlock. to solve all our problems. >> reporter: the president swept almost all the battleground states. giving him a decisive victory in the electoral college. but the popular vote was much closer. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. >> reporter: during the president's speech here, he promised to work across party lines. he'll have to, congress remains split. democrats held on to the senate, while republicans kept the majority in the house. president obama hopes to sit down with mitt romney in the coming weeks to meet the difficult challenges ahead. in his concession speech romney also expressed the need to find common ground. >> and at a time like this we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> reporter: the president is facing some major crises. most urgently a fiscal cliff that's looming nex
to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin in washington. there is a new sense of urgency to avert a looming fiscal crisis. it's the so-called fiscal cliff a combination of tax hikes and spending cuts scheduled to kick in next year. both democrats and republicans are talking compromise but we have heard this all before. and in the just released report from the nonpartisan congressional budget office predicts dire consequences unless it's resolved. tokyo's nikkei and hong kong hang seng were down 1% and wall street investors are selling. the dow jones industrials were down 434 points the last two days. today president obama in his first post-election comment will address the nation's fiscal problems. susan mcginnis is in washington with more on all of this. >> reporter: good morning. you know, not everyone believes that the consequences of going over this fiscal cliff are going to be so severe. people are talking about a global financial crisis, another u.s. credit downgrade. those who do say there absolutely has to be a compromise. shortly after the confetti fell on election night both sides
and it seems if you're washington washington d.c. tv, there are just as many ads about expanding gaming. you see the big vote for question 7 behind me, the big sign, and supporters are hoping to hold a big victory party here at national harbor tonight. this is where they want to build a $800 million destination resort casino, but first they have to get the nod from voters to build both maryland sz sixth casino and to allow table games at slots palses across -- pal asses across maryland. voters are conflicted because of either side of this issue. polls suggest that voters going into this are split right down the middle. >> i'm just -- i'm not certain when i get in there which way i'm going to go. >> reporter: you're actually going to decide in the ballot box. >> in the ballot box, that's what i'm going to do. >> that will bring more jobs. i didn't think any would go toward the schools and i need a job. >> reporter: ununemployed and looking for work? >> i've been looking for work for the past five years. >> reporter: supporters are promising thousands of new jobs and tax money for schools.
. >>> as d.c. tries and fails to implement the medical marijuana law that passed back in 2010 the washington guardian sent us videotape of president obama calling for decriminalization eight years ago. his posture as president has been far different from his posture as a candidate in 2004. as gary nurenberg looked into the story he found d.c. may soup be facing some unintended marijuana consequences from its own law. >> reporter: for more than two years d.c. has been trying to get its bureaucracy ready to handle the new medical marijuana law and it is not ready yet. as d.c. was doing that a president who smoked a lot of dope when he was a kid has led an administration recently cracking down on other cities offering medical marijuana to sick patients whose doctors have prescribed it. the washington guardian posted the video. >> and i think that we need to rethink and de criminalize our marijuana laws, and i'm not somebody -- but i'm not somebody who believes in legalization. >> reporter: that was then. >> from november 20101st 1 through today -- from november 2011 through today there have bee
, thank you for joining us. we appreciate it. next, washington sees china as a ri >>> over the past decade china has been improving its mill care capabilities -- military capabilities bullying its neighbors into making concessions. hardly a week goes by without some incident over disputed islands claimed byline and its neighbors. -- by china and its neighbors. meanwhile washington has been moving to bolster alicenses with japan, south korea and australia. what's the region's view of beijing and how is washington's renewed focus on asia being received? here with answers is our very own man in asia wendell minnick in town for his annual visit to washington from taipei. welcome wendell. >> thank you. >> so how is china and specifically its military modernization viewed in the region including china's fielding of a new aircraft carrier? >> well, each country has a different perspective oncoming's military modernization. the philippine is the most concerned about it obviously. they have a very weak navy. both of them have claims to the south china sea and these disputes are flaring up of course
to investigate. in washington i'm randall pinkston, back to you, derek. >> speaking at the university of denver last month broadwell said the cia had detainees in benghazi and that is what sparked the attack. the cia says not. so president obama did sign an order in 2009 outlawing those operations. >>> our health alert tonight, a new study suggests moms that get sick with a flu or any kind of illness that causes fever during pregnancy maybe at higher risk of having a child with autism. the news makes prenatal checkups all the more important. >> i do everything i cannot to get sick. >> reporter: this new mother knows it's important to stay healthy for herself and her unborn baby. a new study suggests that children born to a mother who gets very sick with flu or fever during pregnancy may have increased chance of being autistic. the danish study looked at nearly 97,000 children and found kids had twice the risk of being diagnosed with autism before age 3 if their mom got the flu. the risk increased three fold it the mother had a fever more than a week while pregnant. >> common sense would say it
't have much time to talk about it. >> yeah. the sex scandal is all anybody in washington can talk about. i wonder why the country is in financial ruin? >>> welcome to cbs "this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. so is information cia director david petraeus who is meeting with members of congress this morning. >> margaret brennan is at the capitol where this morning's closed door hearings are being held. >> reporter: good morning to you, norah and there are camera crews at virtually every entrance of the capitol to get a glimpse of dividend petraeus. he returns as a disgraced former head of the cia and in about 30 minutes he'll appear behind those closed doors to answer questions about intelligence failures and the agency's role in that fatal attack on the u.s. mission in benghazi. >> director pept ptraeus went t tripoli and interviewed many of the people involved. so the opportunity to get his views, i think, are very important. >> reporter: david petraeus resigned a week ago but cbs news has leaned that when he sits down before congress today he'
gripped the nation's capital since friday. tara mergener is in washington with more. what's the latest there? >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. another twist in this drama. defense secretary leon panetta ordered a pentagon investigation on monday involving one of the u.s. military's biggest names. general john allen, the man who succeeded david petraeus as head of the international forces in afghanistan, is now linked to the fbi investigation involving his predecessor. >> i want to thank you all so much for being here this morning. >> reporter: secretary of defense leon panetta confirms department of defense is investigating allen, and a senior u.s. defense official says the inquiry centers around potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelly, the florida woman who sparked an investigation that led to petraeus's resignation as head of the cia. >> if you know my sister, like i said, she is a dedicated mother and a dedicated wife. >> reporter: kelly first went to the fbi when she received threatening e-mails from an anonymous source. those were allegedly linked to paula
. >> the capital christmas tree will be on the road for a week before it gets to washington. >>> and ahead in sports the redskins marred their 80th anniversary celebration with a poor performance against a one win team. we'll be right back. >>> bundle up, we have temperatures down in the 30s and some low 40s out there. another chilly morning. looks like a diesel sent day though, sunshine here, not going to be a warm day. 4 by 3:00, potentially a high of maybe 51, 52, sunset just after 5:00. gets dark early now that we are on standard time. i'll be back in a few minutes, here's monika with timesaver traffic. >>> on the beltway toward university boulevard, construction is still in place in the two left lanes. traffic is moving at the speed limit so scoot over to the right to get around it. i'll have more in my next report. mike back to you. >>> a week ago today there was just a chance sandy would end up hitting us the hardest. >> instead the storm unleashed most of its power on new jersey and new york. many new york marathon runners stuck around to help after the cancellation. many wore oran
democrat, dick durbin. for analysis we'll bring in the "washington post's" david ignatius. tom ricks, august of can the gen. and our own bob orr and margaret brennan. and we'll have a farewell interview with maine's republican senator olympia snowe, who's leaving the senate because she no longer felt it was a place she could get anything done. it's been a wild week, but we'll try to put it in perspective on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: and good morning again. we want to get right to the story in the middle east. , israel continuing to amass troops on the period with gaza. three israelis are dead, more than 50 wounded by rocket fire. the airstrikes go on. the question now, will the israelis send their ground troops into gaza? we're going first this morning to alan pizzey who is in tel aviv. allen. >> reporter: good morning, bob. overnight the israelis continued to pound positions in gaza. they've expand their operation away from just purely military targets into the hamas infrastructure.
news now. >>> no one saw this one coming, and tonight washington is trying to figure it out. legendary four star general david patraeus has admitted to an extramarital affair and has resigned as director of the cia. the fbi had begun an investigation of the affair. >> patraeus calmed his unbehavior unacceptable for a cia director and he quit this afternoon. gary nurenberg is here on with what this all means. >> reporter: anita used the word legendary. patraeus wrote the book on how the cia conducted campaign. he changsd the wars in iraq and -- changed the wars in iraq and afghanistan. >> he was revered. >> he's described by many as the most influential and the most important general of his generation. >> reporter: that was his legacy until friday when it was revealed the fbi had begun an investigation of e-mails he exchanged with 39-year-old journalist paula broadwell, the author of a book about him. patraeus called his behavior unacceptable and said after being married for 37 years i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. president obama accepted the --
. >>> a commuter alert about major work on one of our worst brimin the area. the bridge carrying washington boulevard has been rated poor in the past so now work is getting going to improve the inter change. that means this weekend columbia pike will be closed between south quinn street and south orem. if you need to be in that area find an alternative way to get around. in bethesda part of rockville pike will be closed between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. one northbound and one southbound lane will close around cedar lane. then starting at 9:00 a.m. one southbound lane will be closed between straesmore avenue and cedar cross lane. >>> it wouldn't be a weekend without some work on metro. buses will replace trains on the blue and orange lines while the rosslyn and arlington cemetery stations are closed. trains will single track on the red line between twinbrook and grovener. >>> the latest jobs report today shows more businesses are hiring but the unemployment rate is up. what does it mean for the presidential campaign? that's tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> for the first time sinc
both chambers. >> schieffer: if upcertainty over making a deal were not enough, washington was rocked by the scandal involving c.i.a. chief david petraeus. we'll get the latest on petraeus and the chances of compromise on the financial argument from republican senator lindsey graham. we'll get insight on the pretty thinking from his top strategist, david axelrod. then we'll go to our all-star panel of analysts. peggy noonan of the ""wall street journal"." david gergen of harvard university. dee dee myers of "vanity fair." and our own john dickerson. election 2012 is in the bookes, but the story is just beginning. and this is "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning, again. on this veteran's day. and we begin with senator graham who is in clemson, south carolina. senator, thank you for coming. you are on the armed services committee, of course, so i want to start out with this out-of-the blue thunderbolt that hit washington friday concerning david petraeus the c.i.a. director. he resigne
together. >> despite all the hardship we've been through, despite all the frustrations of washington, i've never been more hopeful about our future. >> reporter: president obama returns to the white house this afternoon. moving forward, the president says he'll work across party lines to focus on a number of issues including the economy, tax reform, and immigration policy. >> the next big thing. bigad shaban in chicago. thank you so much. meanwhile exit polls found a divide among race and generations. the president's share of white voters shrunk from 2008. meanwhile mitt romney won the vote of senior citizens, a jrt of those over 65 voted for the former massachusetts governor. so what were the demographic groups that towered the president's victory in anthony mason has the answer. >> it was interesting to see all the young people cheering outside the white house because young voters helped the president this time and it's three key groups that helped him four years ago, as well. he took 55% of women. that's about the same margin the president had four years ago. he won hispanics 69%. th
. the president returned to washington today to begin the hard work of repairing frayed relationships with the other side, after a bruising often petty campaign. it was well after midnight when the president, vice president and their families hugged and waved to supporters from the stage at mccormick place, after president obama declared victory. >> tonight more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny, the task of perfecting our union moves forward. >> this is a cbs news special report. >> reporter: in the end the popular vote was close, reflecting a deeply divided nation. >> the president has about 1 million more votes. >> reporter: but the president won an outsized victory in the electoral college by nearly running the table in the nine battleground states. >> the state of iowa, cbs news projects will go to president obama. barack obama will be the winner in virginia. cbs news is projecting that president obama has won the state of ohio. >> reporter: a horse but cleaar clearly happy president obama congratulated. >> i look forward to sitting d
brother's washington, d.c. home. sources say in her e-mail to allen broadwell warned that kelly was a seductress. broadwell sent similar e-mails to others in military command. as for those emails between allen and kelly pentagon and fbi officials described them as potentially inappropriate and flirtatious. another says they were more than innocent exchanges noting the pentagon as inspector general is involved for a reason. kelly was seen inside her home tuesday. she was watching coverage of the scandal on tv. over the weekend she made calls to 911 to complain about the journalists. >> this is jill kelly, i have a guy whose in my backyard and he's not leaving. >> reporter:hey deny having an affair or any physical relationship. still the emails could cost allen his career if the inspector general determines those exchanges violate the uniform code of military justice. top officials from the fbi and cia again are briefing members of congress today on details about the scandal. and we're told fbi director bob mueller has a face to face meeting with the diane feinstein from senate. >
is the filibuster, a tactic older than this frank capra movie from the 1930s. >> half of official washington is here to see democracy's finest show, the filibuster, the right to talk your head off. >> kroft: by holding forth on the senate floor for days on end, the minority can delay or block bills that have support of the majority. >> great principles don't get lost once they come to light. they're right here. >> bayh: a lot of us have seen "mr. smith goes to washington." and jimmy stewart's standing up, getting haggard, all night in the filibuster to stop some terrible bill. that doesn't happen anymore. senator's got to pick up the phone and say, "you know what? i'm going to filibuster this thing." well, that's enough to stop it. he doesn't have to go to the floor and speak all night. there's no physical discomfort involved. so the... it doesn't really require a whole lot of sacrifice on the part of the individual member to bring the whole thing to a stop. >> kroft: under today's rules, any one of the senate's 100 members can stymie legislation or judicial and executive appointments by simply thre
in a custody battle. even though david petraeus resigned lawmakers returning to washington want the hear what he has to -- to hear what he has to say about the giddily attack on the -- deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> i think it's absolutely imperative that general petraeus come and testify. >> reporter: some congressional leaders have also called for a joint house senate probe into the petraeus scandal. the white house says the president was surprised to hear about the petraeus investigation. and the president thinks highly of general allen's work in afghanistan. in washington, danielle nottingham, anita back to you. >> the details just keep coming. thanks danielle. the fbi is preparing a timeline for congress about the investigation that led to the discovery of the affair involving petraeus. some lawmakers have said they should have known about this earlier. coming up in just a few minutes we're going to hear from the "washington post" editor who helped write the petraeus book with broadwell. >>> we've got some breaking news on a major announcement by d.c. schools chancellor
fisher who's at washington elementary school in alexandria where george allen is voting voting this morning. good morning, kristin. what can you tell us? has the candidate arrived? >> apparently we're having -- >> there she is. good morning, kristin. >>reporter: good morning. well, it is a very chilly election morning, but that hasn't stopped virginians from getting out early. look at this line outside the washington mill elementary school in mount vernon. it's at least, almost 200 people deep and the polls just opened, people just started going in. and right now we are all awaiting the arrival of one of the candidates in virginia's closely watched senate race, george allen. he should be arriving any minute now to cast his vote, then the republican and former governor is going to be heading down to richmond to watch the returns come in, and that's where his opponent is going to be for most of the day, democrat tim kaine. now, this race is absolutely critical because it could very well determine which party is going to control the senate. this race has received more money and m
, washington, d.c. has been your favorite place to come of course. give us a little tour of the bus. >> yes, so this is the class trip school bus. we bought the bus and redesigned it and it's been sort of retrofitted to be a mobile showroom on wheels. so it's just sort of our way of bringing our retail experience around to different cities and having customers come on the bus and sort of a fun way of shopping for glasses. >> neil you're going to be in town for a couple more days. how do people come on here? how do they -- how do they come on and buy glasses? what's the process like? >> literally just hop on the bus and we have a bunch of glasses to try on. we have mirrors you know and buying glasses that fun social experience and bring your friends so you can see which looks best on your face. and then we actually have a few computers that people can check out on. the fun part also is that we'll be parked on m street between 31st and wisconsin and we'll have a photo booth in the back also where you can then take your photos. wearing the glasses. upload them to facebook. you can shoot them out t
"this morning." i'm charlie rose in washington. norah o'donnell is in new york. there is a lot to talk about after president obama's first white house news conference in eight months. it covered everything from the budget crisis to libya, to the david petraeus scandal. >> the president himself said that so much has happened lately people forget the election of just a week ago. nancy cordes covered the news conference. she's at the white house. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the president came to the east room of the white house hoping to push his message on the fiscal cliff and he did but he also got pressed with a number of questions about his handling of foreign policy and national security and one question in particular got a rise out of him about his u.n. ambassador, susan rice. in his first full press conference since march president obama was asked about the criticism of u.n. ambassador susan rice. his likely choice to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. >> besmerch her reputation is outrageous. >> reporter: rice has come under fire for stating that th
it support same sex initiatives in several states. that includes maine, minnesota and washington state as well as maryland. >>> early voting centers will be open again today in maryland. prince george's county executive rushern baker and other local leaders stopped by one voting location in landover, maryland wednesday. the wayne curry sports and learning center is one of five early voting locations in the country. governor o'malley extended early voting hours because of sandy. early voting kents in maryland -- centers in maryland are now open from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. through friday. >>> early voting sites in the district will also be open again today. the polls are open from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. today through saturday. the d.c. board of elections says extra voting equipment has been added at all locations because long lines are expected. in person absentee voting hours have also been extended in northern virginia. for a complete list of voting locations, log on to our website, it's wusa9.com. >>> the search continues this morning for a 25-yr-old man investigators believe is re
. the hearing at a military post in washington state was called to decide whether there is enough evidence to court-martial bales. john blackstone has been covering in the courtroom. >> reporter: staff sergeant bales watched the video feed from afghanistan show nothing reaction as ten afghans told of the night their two villages were awakened by gunshots. nine of the murder victims were children. the massacre was one of the worst crimes attributed to a u.s. serviceman in decades. a seven-year-old named rabin that told the court her father was shot right through the throat and chest. "the bullet hit me in the leg." 15-year-old rafiullah who was shot in the both legs told the court the same story he told us back in his village. "my uncle, my little cousin and my grandmother were killed. i was told to put my hands on the wall." his father, samiullah, testified by video that he found four bodies, all not? the head, including his own mother. "i saw her and cried," he said "and i could not look at her face." 39-year-old bales, ameri reed father of two young children, served four tours of duty in
when a gust of wind helped push the spirit of washington into an f.b.i. boat, a d.c. police boat and finally the john glenn. the 50-year-old glenn ended up with a 15-foot long gash in its hole peeling its back like a can opener. at issue today is whether to continue trying to get grants for repairs to the glenn or start lobbying capitol hill for funds to buy a new state of the art rescue boat. >> there are some challenges internally that the members have figured out how to work around but we need to get the boat in order. >> reporter: bruce johnson, 9news now. >>> in other d.c. news, today the former d.c. council chair kwame brown is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court. in june brown pleaded guilty to bank fraud. he admitted to lying on two separate bank loans valued at more than 200,000. he could face a maximum of six months in jail. prosecutors have asked the judge in the case to sentence brown to six days plus three years probation. >>> president obama is trying to gain support for his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. today he'll meet with labor leaders. tomorrow he hope
. the washington post reports senior law enforcement officials say the investigation was triggered when a woman with whom he was having an affair sent threatening e-mails to another woman close to him. the recipient of those e-mails went to the fbi for protection and help in tracking down the sender of those e-mails. that person turned out to be paula broadwell according to the post. the identity of the woman who received those e-mails was not discharged and her relationship to petraeus is unknown. broadwell is unavailable for comments since his sudden resignation of cia director this week. the former cia director had this reaction. >> i don't think it affects the institution. obviously it will have an emotional affect, but in terms of the agency doing its job, no, not at all. with regard to general petraeus's career, history many judge that and history will judge his tremendous contribution to american security over his entire career. >> the broadwell is married and has two children. >>> tomorrow is veteran's day. the nation will because to honor all those who served. the holiday and ceremonie
. let's bring in our chief washington correspondent and anchor of "face the nation" bob schieffer and the coanchor of cbs "this morning," norah o'donnell. bob, too close to call? what do you think? >> i tell you, scott, what i draw from this first wave of exit polls it just underlines why the election has been so hard to figure out as it has from the beginning. the data is simply contradictory. for example, our exit polling has some good news for the president. 43% believe the president's policies favor the middle-class. 52% believe governor romney's policies favor the rich. yet 53% believe the federal government is doing too much while only 41% believe it should be doing more. so that should be good news for governor romney. and listen to this: on health care, 26% want to repeal the president's plan. but 25% want to expand it. this just tells you what we knew going in. the country is deeply divided, scott. we're going to be here for a while tonight. >> pelley: a divided nation. norah, what are you looking for? >> that's right, a divided nation. we know one of the biggest head win
are left remembering another young life tragically cut short on the streets of washington. >> he was a good kid. he was a good kid. this is a terrible loss, this is a senseless act of violence. >> of course the grieving process has just begun for loved ones but they do say they're planning a memorial and it's pending the next couple days. ken molestina, 9 news. >> according to his friends he was planning on attending college some time next year. like every weekend scores of young people are out on the town. metro is often the preferred way to get around at night and early morning. metro riders now reacting to that fatal stabbing. >> i ride the metro all the time and i have never had any problems but it does cause me some concern. >> nothings worth stabbing somebody over. call the police. give them a report of what happened. it's the best alternative. >> people don't think when these things happen, but hopefully, people will become conscience of that and just not take those risks. >> i feel safe on the metro all the time. never really have problems with people attacking you or this stuff hap
conversations with "the washington post" reporter, he's admitted to many more rapes going back to the early 1990's. in fact at the end of this month, he was scheduled to plead guilty in a leesburg rape from 2001. now that could be in jeopardy. if there's no plea deal in this case here in prince william county, a trial will move forward. that's something prosecutor paul ebert was hoping to avoid to keep all the victims from testifying but he says he's ready if it's going to go to trial. >> thanks. peggy is live in manassas, virginia. >>> former d.c. council chair kwame brown will go before two judges. he's scheduled to be sentence on violating a campaign statute. in federal court he's awaiting for sentencing for lying on loan applications. both of these crimes carry a six-month sentence. it's happening in federal court today. bruce johnson has been covering the sentence. he has the latest now. bruce? >> reporter: hi, mike. former councilman chairman kwame brown has been sentenced here in federal court. he was sentenced on the felony charge of bank fraud. here's the sentence and came as a surprise
to require us to broadcast advertisements for mr. terry, who is not running for office in washington, d.c., maryland or virginia. we will be asking the fcc to reconsider its decision. >>> we have continuing coverage of the upcoming national and local elections on our website. just go to wusa9.com, then click on the campaign 2012 banner at the top of our home page. >>> dc council member mary chai is holding a here on signs from traffic cameras. dc mayor has moved to reduce fines for violators caught speeding up to 10 miles over the speed limit to $50 instead of the current $75. for those going 11-15 miles per hour over the limit, fines would drop to $125. however, those going faster than that would get $300 tickets instead of the current $250 tickets. despite today's council hearing the mayor's administrative changes to the speed camera policy do not require council approval, and they are scheduled to go into effect starting today. >>> one week after superstorm sandy devastated parts of the east coast, many are still struggling without power. they have flooded homes, gasoline shortages a
in the studio. >>> puerto rico may beat out washington d.c. in becoming the 51st state in the union. a small majority of voters in the u.s. territory voted to seek statehood yesterday. this is a move president obama said i supports. the referendum -- he supports. the referendum requires final congressional approval. the citizens of puerto rico cannot vote in presidential elections. >>> this is how they defeated prohibition against alcohol one step at a time. >> the first two states in line washington and colorado voted yes to legalizing recreational marijuana. that measure in both states allows licensed retailers to sell pot. users have to be over age 21 and can possess an ounce at a time. the laws do set the stage for a potential showdown with the federal government which still says smoking pot is illegal. >>> here's a live look outside now. it is already chilly. topper is here in minutes with a look at the full forecast including the latest on the nor'easter. >> and right after the break congress member elect john delaney is right here beside me live in studio. we've got questions. >>> he
investigation. and in washington, danielle noddingham, 9news now. >> president obama says he is considering ambassador rice to serve as the next secretary of state when hillary clinton steps down. but some republican senators say they would block that nomination because of her comments on the attacks. >>> well after a rivetting day of testimony, lesli, right now the testimony is delivering in the bowie state university murder case. as andrea mccaren tells us, the 20-year-old alexis simpson admitted to stabbing her roommate in the neck after an argument. >> reporter: with music playing on an ipod became a case of murder. prosecutors say that the 20- year-old alexis simpson plunged a knife into dominique's neck that it completely cut her trachea. you know knives can kill, right? >> simpson,: question. >> prosecutor: you know if you plunge a knife into someone's neck, it can kill, right? >> simpson: yes. >> reporter: simpson says it was an act of self-defense, only pulling out a knife because she was ganged up by frasier and her friends. she was scared. according to testimony, days before the
ginnis is in washington. susan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. general petraeus may be asked about this extramarital affair but the focus today is on benghazi. petraeus went to libya after the killings and these leaders believe he has specific information no one else can offer. former cia director david petraeus is headed to capitol hill this morning to talk about the attacks on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. congressional leaders say he has a unique insight. >> director petraeus went to tripoli, he interviewed many of the people as i understand it that were involved. >> reporter: house senate intelligence members spent thursday interviewing officials. they were shown a video taken from cameras and drones flying overhead. >> it begins from when the incident, before the incident started and it goes through the incident. and the exodus. >> reporter: members still have questions. there's new information out of thursday's congressional hearing. lawmakers said it was confirmed to them susan rice was told spontaneous protests over an islamic film sparked the attack. rice was given the i
mitt romney's twist on bringing change to washington. >> he's saying he's the candidate for change. let me tell you, wisconsin, we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering, sure ain't change. >> mitt romney is concentrating on virginia today as he was toning down his speech after sandy, but today, he was back on the attack. >> these are critical times, an election of consequence. an election where you're not going to shape the country for four years, but for a generation. >> and get this, according to clear politics, barack obama and mitt romney are in a dead heat tied at 47.7% of the votes nationwide. >>> a live look outside. topper shutt will be along in just a few minutes with a full look at your forecast. >>> right after the break, their fight against obesity. some new programs out there to help you shed those unwanted pounds. >>> the epic size of america's obesity rate. many adults and children these days are struggling with their weights. more and more programs are geared towards helping severely overweight people shed some of those pounds. >> reporter: helen
possible by worldwide pants, inc., and the cbs television network.] >>> new tonight on 9news and washington guardian probe has uncovered $6 billion in what could be tax dollars gone to waste. >> investigative reporter says some of it is already six-feet under, literally. >> reporter: until now, official estimates on waste within the stimulus program had been put on by about $11 million. but that's nothing compared to the questionable spending we'd found. to get it you would have to multiply that number by about 600 times. just to get on the same spread sheet buried in department after department and underground. it's possible that you might find some of the people under these historic headstones, that they got some of the dollars after they were buried. our probe found a report of v.a. checks being paid out using social security numbers of dead americans. the unknown dead monument has a definitive link to the spending too. we are tracking the money sent to maintain this century-old maryland monument and others across the country paid out as a part of the 2009 economic stimulus package. but
to you. >>> sounds good monika. it is time to support your washington wizards. in fact they want to help people support them. tonight is annual military appreciation night at the wizards' game. this event is designed to recognize the tremendous sacrifice of the military and armed forces and the families make on a daily basis. we have candace jones here to tell us about it. when military members come to verizon center to come for a ticket, how do they do it and what kind of break are they getting? >> just need to show their military id at the f. street box office at verizon center and they actually receive a special offer. we have tickets starting as low as $18. and with the purchase of a ticket, they'll also receive a free chick-fil-a sandwich. so come on out to the game tomorrow. which is november 9th versus the milwaukee bucks and doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the game will tip-off at 7:00 p.m. >> why the wizards decide to do this? >> with veterans' day around the corner we thought it'd be the perfect opportunity to show our appreciation in ingame settings. the washington wizards all ver
incidents one accident though on the northbound side of route 210 at fort washington road. that one just in. i don't have any lane information for you yet. but as soon as that information comes in i will give you to. no problems own that out of brandy wine on route 5 looking good on the beltway to oxon hill and the wilson bridge. inside the beltway 295 incident- free to the 11th street bridge. a live look outside and show you what it looks like first on the inbody side of i-66 out here in virginia looking good coming from the west. no problems out of manassas into centerville and fairfax. this time to the north side of town. 32 out of columbia and a live lookout the beltway in college park also nodallies yet. and i'll be back with more coming up at 5:24. back to you guys. >>> thank you monika. this year the district was marred by two resignations from the d.c. city council. >> and it appears campaign finance questions surrounding a long time d.c. politician cost him a council seat. we'll have more on that coming up. we'll be back. >>> welcome back. 5:22. we've got lots of clouds out there t
in march, will be in court in washington state today. the pretrial hearing of sergeant robert bails begins monday. the hearing could last two weeks. bails has not yet entered a plea. >>> a massive wildfire in southern california shut down a major highway. the wind-driven flames burned 350 acres, about 60 miles east of los angeles, about 200 firefighters are battling the fire which broke out monday morning. several homes were evacuated and officials say traffic is flowing again on interstate 15. >>> and a beaver dam broke in washington state, sending a torrent of water and mud through a small town, about 20 miles northeast of seattle. one resident whose home was damaged by the flood, says the wall of water was about five feet high. no injuries were reported. >>> when we come back on this tuesday morning, we'll have your weather forecast, and flight fight. we'll see why the nation's number one drama at the box office doesn't fly with budweiser. jack? jaaack? jaaack?! jack?! looks good ladies! jack! come on, stop the car. jack! no, no, no, no, no! the only thing more surprising than finding t
assertions the attack didn't appear to be preplanned. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> the cia also opening an exploratory investigation into the conduct of its former director petraeus. as you know he resigned from his position last friday after the fbi revealed he had an affair with his biographer paula broadwell. investigators want to know if petraeus did or told broadwell anything which may have compromised national security >>> despite the efforts to improve mental health programs, suicide rates are going up for active members of the -- members of the military. the pentagon says this year 166 soldiers have taken their own lives. that's already more than all of 2011. the problem has been linked to combat stress, but the army says many of the soldiers who have committed suicide all this year have never been deployed. >>> is there some common ground to be found? president obama will be meeting with congressional leaders today to talk about how they are going to address the upcoming fiscal cliff. now the president is publicly saying he wants higher taxes on the richest americans. r
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